Resort Review: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Located just steps away from Magic Kingdom, Disney's Contemporary Resort is one of the most unique at Walt Disney World! Watch as the monorail breezes through the iconic A-frame design. Nestled on Bay Lake, this deluxe resort offers the best views of Cinderella Castle and Space Mountain. Magic Kingdom is a short walk, boat ride or [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Enjoy the grandeur of a New England-style lakeside hotel at Disney's Yacht Club Resort! Bask in the views of Crescent Lake and the Boardwalk at this Epcot resort. Located in between Epcot and Hollywood Studios, this resort is just a walk (or boat ride) away from either park. Bus transportation is available to Magic Kingdom, Animal [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Enter into Victorian elegance at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa! This flagship resort offers the feel of the golden era along with beautiful sophistication. With white sand beaches and views of Magic Kingdom, this deluxe resort is a stay you are sure to remember. Located along the Seven Seas Lagoon, Magic Kingdom is just [...]

Deluxe Villas during a runDisney Race Weekend

When it comes to a runDisney race weekend, there are a lot of resort options on Walt Disney World property. However, one option that is often overlooked are the deluxe villas. Also known as Disney Vacation Club properties, these deluxe villas offer extra space and amenities. Let's take a look! Deluxe villas are available at [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Enter the world of the 1800s in New York at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, highlighting relaxation with the muted theme of horse racing. Located near Downtown Disney and nestled between golf courses and lakes, this resort is expansive and offers a room type for every family. This deluxe villa resort is just a short boat [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

Step foot onto the Atlantic Boardwalk, enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment and fun, while taking in a meal or doing a little dancing. Relax in a room overlooking gardens or the Boardwalk area. All of this (and more) is what a stay at Disney's Boardwalk Inn can include! This deluxe resort is located in [...]

Best Walt Disney World Resort Pools

Vacations at Walt Disney World usually include a lot of time on-the-go as you explore the theme parks. During your runDisney racecation, you may be spending a little more time relaxing than usual. That may mean spending more time at the pool! Here is a look at a few of the best pools at the Walt [...]

Resort Review – Port Orleans French Quarter and Riverside

Enjoy a quaint experience with Southern charm at Disney's Port Orleans Resorts! For those wanting the excitement of Mardi Gras, choose the French Quarter. If you are looking for the tranquility of the bayou, then Riverside is for you. Located in the Downtown Disney area, this moderate resort offers peace away from the parks. Bus [...]

Resort Review – Animal Kingdom Lodge

Imagine waking up to the African savannah right outside your window. Sip on coffee as you watch giraffes and zebras roam outside your balcony. Listen to the beat of the drums as you walk through the gorgeous lobby. This, and more, is exactly what Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge offers! Located near Animal Kingdom theme park, [...]

Resort Review – Wilderness Lodge

Be transported to the serenity of America's Great Northwest at Disney's Wilderness Lodge! Surrounded by pine trees, this deluxe resort is hidden from the hustle and bustle of the parks. Located on Bay Lake, the views are full of nature's beauty! The lobby alone is worth visiting as it towers multiple floors, showcasing hand-carved totem [...]

Club Level During a runDisney Race Weekend

As runners, we can be very particular regarding our eating habits during a race weekend. During our training, we have learned what foods are best and what to stay away from. Even during a Disney trip, we tend to eat a little lighter before the race. (After the race is a whole other situation!) The [...]

Monorail Resorts vs. Epcot Resorts

When it comes to race day convenience, you can't go wrong with the monorail or Epcot resorts. However, how do you decide which you should choose for your upcoming runDisney race weekend? Take a look at our guide to determine which is best for your family! Monorail Resorts The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Polynesian [...]

Resort Review – Polynesian Resort

Note: Throughout 2014 (and possibly into 2015), the Polynesian Resort is getting an extensive refurbishment. Many areas throughout the resort will be under construction, including the Volcano Pool, Great Ceremonial House, The NeverLand Club and along the beach. This can cause loud construction noises during the day, as well as affect transportation, restaurants, recreation, etc. [...]

Resort Review – Beach Club

Over the 2013 Marathon Weekend, we had the pleasure of staying in a resort we had always wanted to stay in - Disney's Beach Club Resort. The Beach Club showcases a New England beach style. Connected to the Yacht Club, these two resorts are very similar and share the same pool area, restaurants, spa and [...]

Art of Animation Resort Review

Earlier this year, Disney opened its newest resort, Art of Animation.  This Value Plus resort is a new concept for Walt Disney World featuring 864 standard value rooms and 1,120 family suites.  Family suites are different than any other rooms on-property as they offer larger accommodations for a greater value.  Prior to Art of Animation, [...]